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For those affected by Ebola

A litany in response to UMCOR’s call to pray

Litany lifts up those in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone — for all those who live with the threat of the Ebola virus. read more »

by the Rev. Frederick Yebuah
on October 20, 2014

Dealing as a Church with HIV

Pandemic multi-layered social issue

Churches in Togo have not been fully engaged in addressing issue where 110,000 people live with HIV, 6,600 lives have been lost. read more »

October 20, 2014

2014 World Methodist Peace Award

Former missionaries in North Africa named co-recipients

Johnsons' simple motto: The Church has to be where needs are greatest guided their ministry despite assaults, expulsions. read more »

October 10, 2014

Ebola impacts malaria fight

UMCom joins battle against deadly disease

Imagine No Malaria comprehensive approach has strengthened hospitals and health posts in all 4 countries where Ebola is. read more »

September 02, 2014

What constitutes spiritual authority?

12-year-olds speak to 55,000 United Methodists at revival in Zimbabwe

Acknowledging theological differences important to figuring out how to develop common understandings across cultural divides. read more »

by Dr. David Scott
on September 02, 2014

‘I need to pay back’

Africa University grad addresses U.S. Africa Summit

Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, General Board of Global Ministries provided scholarship support to ‘proud African woman from remote rural village.’ read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on September 02, 2014

Schooling for girls in South Sudan

UMCOR helping transform lives of generation of children

Educating young women among most effective ways to lift families and communities out of poverty. read more »

by David Tereshchuk
on September 02, 2014

DRC ‘not same country’ as in 1960

2 successful elections open door to development

United Methodist Church bishops, agency heads touring Eastern Congo prior to mission roundtable in Kindu. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on August 15, 2014

Working to improve Nigerian women’s lives

United Methodist pastor striving to enhance status, role of women

One of first women ordained in Nigeria, Iliya is now general superintendent of the Southern Conference of the United Methodist Nigeria Episcopal Area, a top leadership position. read more »

by Susan Keaton
on July 11, 2014

Boko Haram continues rampage

4 villages attacked in Nigeria last week

U.S. Congress considering how to best assist Nigerian government in dealing with terrorist organization that seized 272 school girls this spring. read more »

by Erin Brown
on July 03, 2014

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